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Barcelona title hopes hit by draw at city rivals Espanyol


Alvaro Vazquez celebrates his late equalizer for Espanyol against champions Barcelona.

Alvaro Vazquez celebrates his late equalizer for Espanyol against champions Barcelona.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Barcelona held 1-1 by Espanyol in city derby
  • Draw leaves them five points adrift of leaders Real Madrid
  • AC Milan stay top in Italy on goal difference from Juventus
  • PSG survive French Cup scare in Carlo Ancelotti’s first match Continue reading

Mancini rules out Milan’s hopes of Tevez loan deal


Carlos Tevez captained Manchester City to FA Cup success last season but has rarely played since then.

Carlos Tevez captained Manchester City to FA Cup success last season but has rarely played since then.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini rules out Carlos Tevez leaving on loan
  • City will discuss the transfer of Argentina striker with Italy’s AC Milan on Thursday
  • Tevez has not played for English Premier League leaders since September
  • French World Cup winner David Trezeguet has passed a medical at River Plate Continue reading

Eto’o insists money not his motivation in move to Russia


Samuel Eto'o gives a press conference after his summer transfer to Anzhi Makhachkala in Russia

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Samuel Eto’o insists he moved to Anzhi in Russia for footballing reasons not money
  • Eto’o was criticized for his shock summer transfer from Inter Milan to the unknown Dagestan side
  • Eto’o wants to make Anzhi and the Russian League a major force in world football
  • His side on the cusp of the Russian League playoffs with two games to go in regular season Continue reading

Woeful miss by Fernando Torres become hero to zero (English Premier League)


Woeful miss by  Fernando Torres become hero to zero (English Premier League)

Fernando Torres shoots during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester

Fernando Torres went from hero to zero as the Spain striker’s troubled spell at Chelsea continued with an embarrassing miss in his side’s 3-1 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday. Continue reading

Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny hands Blackburn Rovers thrilling win


Blackburn Rovers' Yakubu Ayegbeni celebrates putting his side 3-2 up against Arsenal. Photograph: Ed Sykes/Action Images

Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny hands Blackburn Rovers thrilling win

Blackburn Rovers ended up delivering on Chris Samba’s promise to make Arsenal’s life a living hell, something of a surprise given that for almost an hour the visitors looked to have… Continue reading

Blackburn stay bottom after draw against Fulham (Football)


Blackburn stay bottom after draw against Fulham

Blackburn stay bottom after draw against Fulham

London:Blackburn Rovers remain rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table after Bobby Zamora’s equaliser gave Fulham a 1-1 draw against Rovers at Craven Cottage on Sunday.

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